Outthink the Competition by Kaihan Krippendorff
How a New Generation of Strategists Sees Options Others Ignore

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A Fast Company blogger and former McKinsey consultant profiles the next generation business strategists: the "Outthinkers"

"Outthinkers" are entrepreneurs and corporate leaders with a new playbook. They see opportunities others ignore, challenge dogma others accept as truth, rally resources others cannot influence, and unleash new strategies that disrupt their markets. Outthink the Competition proves that business competition is undergoing a fundamental paradigm shift and that during such revolutions, outthinkers beat traditionalists.

Outthink the Competition presents stories of breakthrough companies like Apple, Google, Vistaprint, and Rosetta Stone whose stunning performances defy traditional explanation and will inspire readers to outthink the competition. Core concepts in the book include:Discover the Eight Dimensions of DisruptionLearn to play by the Outthinker PlaybookDevelop the Five Habits of the OutthinkerImplement the Outthinker Process

It's time to buck tradition in order to stay ahead. Outthink the competition and uncover opportunities hiding in plain sight.

 

About Kaihan Krippendorff

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Kaihan Krippendorff is is a business strategist, author, and investor. A former consultant with McKinsey & Co., Kaihan works globally with ambitious large and medium-sized corporations, including Microsoft, L'Oreal, and Johnson & Johnson, teaching executives and entrepreneurs how to unleash their strategic creativity to raise their organization's performance. Kaihan also blogs for FastCompany.com, is an active public speaker, and is regularly featured in key business media outlets. His previous books include The Art of the Advantage, Hide a Dagger Behind A Smile, and The Way of Innovation. Learn more at www.kaihan.net.
 
Published November 16, 2011 by Wiley. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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